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Princeton Events, Entertainment, Things To Do, Activities, Attractions

As the hub of entertainment and events in the Central New Jersey Area, Princeton provides an enormous opportunity for those residents and visitors looking for arts organizations, movies, culture, music, lodging, restaurants, and tickets to shows and local attractions. With the McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts – the region's leading performing arts center - in our backyard, the music never stops and the curtain is always going up!

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Hopewell Theater


609-466-2766

Hopewell Theater is equal parts indie arts venue and meeting place – a place where patrons can meet friends, and get inspired by an eclectic mix of entertainment by emerging and established talent in a setting that is welcoming, casual, intimate, and fun. At our 180 seat theater we feature independent films, live music, comedy and performances. With flexible seating options, from intimate banquette table seating to traditional fixed theater seats, as well as a balcony overlooking the stage, HT is a place where everyone can feel comfortable.

Kelsey Theatre


609-570-3333

Kelsey Theater's blockbuster 2019-2020 theater season is filled with heroic characters and all the fans who cheer them on. Conveniently located on the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College, the theatre is wheelchair accessible with free parking next to the theatre. The curtain goes up Sept. 12 with the beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical The Sound of Music, followed by other major musicals, dramas, comedies, and shows for the entire family.

Ten regional theater companies will perform this year, along with several companies starring MCCC theater and dance students. The Kelsey Kids Series will feature traveling professional troupes. Ticket prices for musicals are $22 for adults and $20 for seniors and students/children; tickets for plays are $20 and $18. Orders may be placed by calling the Kelsey Theatre Box Office at 609-570-3333, by mail, or online at www.kelseytheatre.org

MarketFair


609-452-7777

MarketFair has a little something for everyone! We feature the finest collection of home furnishing stores such as West Elm, BoConcept, William Sonoma and Pottery Barn. The hottest brands in fashion apparel like Anthropologie, Free People, Francesca’s, GAP and White House|Black Market. Services such as Lash Lounge, Waxing the City and Lenscrafters. Whether you want to dine in or dine and go we have delicious options for you like Season’s 52, PF Changs, Qdoba, Bobby’s Burger Palace, Corner Bakery, Bahama Breeze and Yogorino. So come see a flick at AMC, read a book at Barnes and Noble or meet a friend for coffee at Starbucks, Marketfair has all your shopping needs. Visit marketfairmall.com for event listings and sales.